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Brown presents labor reform bills to General Laws

Brown presents labor reform bills to General Laws

Rehder’s right-to-work bill moves out of House committee JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After a House Committee heard Rep. Holly Rehder’s right-to-work bill Tuesday afternoon, it was the Senate’s turn to debate labor reform Wednesday. Sen. Dan Brown presented two bills to the Senate General Laws Committee: a right-to-work bill and a bill establishing “paycheck protection”

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Richard creates three committees for interim

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard announced Wednesday three new interim committees for 2015. Various senators will return to Jefferson City this summer and fall to serve on the Senate Interim Committees on Utility Regulation and Infrastructure Investment, MO HealthNet Pharmacy Benefits, and Long-Term Care Facilities. Richard told MissouriNet Wednesday that the three committees

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Hicks’ CPR bill faces uphill struggle

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – One of the most innocuous bills in the Capitol this year may become one of the most contentious in the final week of the legislative session. Rep. Ron Hicks, R-St. Peters, authored a bill to make CPR instruction a mandatory high school requirement. Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla, has a similar bill.

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Beer bill narrowly passes through Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The long debated “beer bill” sponsored by Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, passed through the Senate by the slimmest of margins, an 18-14 roll call, just before noon Thursday. Schmitt argued the bill would help retailers, convenience stores and grocers; many of which are small businesses; sell more beer and wine by

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Senate Democrats filibuster paycheck protection to no avail

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – “With all due respect, this is some bullsh*t.” To a gunshot of a gavel bang and several moans of displeasure, Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, was harshly reprimanded Tuesday night for breaking decorum in the first of many hours of debate over a “paycheck protection” bill carried by Sen. Dan Brown, R-Solo. The

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Missouri senators call to arm National Guardsmen

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Members of the Republican Caucus asked Gov. Jay Nixon to sign an executive order that would allow Missouri National Guardsmen to carry weapons Saturday. The request comes after a gunman shot and killed five people at a U.S. Marine Corps recruiting station in Chattanooga, Tennessee last week. The gunman is being investigated for any

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